Arcadia First Baptist Christian School

  • Instilling Christian Values and Academic Excellence.  AFBCS seeks to advance learning, knowledge, and wisdom as we instill Christian values and academic excellence into the lives of our students.
  • We take this responsibility very seriously and are thankful for each student with which God blesses us. We work hard to earn the trust of parents and families, believing that we are a team together in God`s plan to help raise up children in a healthy, productive and safe environment. Our purpose is to help students develop the necessary skills for success in finding God`s plan for their lives. We pray that the Lord will bless you as you seek Him and His plan for you.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious AffiliationBaptist
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded2012

Student Body

Total Students377 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
Students by GradeArcadia First Baptist Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio17:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size12 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,800
Tuition Notes2019-2020 Tuition and Fees Annual Tuition and PaymentsK-5th grades – $4900 per student (K-5th grade siblings – $4700 annually)Jr. High & High School (6th -12th) – $5700 per student (High school siblings – $5400 annually)(Annual tuition is $5700 for high school students taking four or more classes.)Annual tuition may be paid in full by the first day of school or broken down into 12 monthly payments if the first tuition payment is begun on June 1, the last payment being due May 1 of the following year. AFBCS administration is happy to sit down with prospective families to work out a payment plan.Book, Technology and Equipment Fee (PER STUDENT)K-4th grades – $315 per student5th Grade – $360 per student6-8th grades – $395 per studentHigh School – $450 per studentFees are due by May 1 (or at time of new student registration after May 1st). A $25 late fee will be assessed if book fee is paid after May 5.Other FeesApplication Fee – $50New Student Registration Fee – $150 (due immediately upon acceptance)Returning Student Registration Fee – $125 (if paid by March 15th. If paid after March 15th, fee goes up to $150 for returning students.)Withdrawal Fee – $350Mandatory Security Fee (due by Aug. 1) – $225 per child; $450 max per familyPLEASE NOTE: All fees are non-refundable.Athletic Sports FeesStudents are required to pay an Athletic Sports Fee for each sport played. This fee is due upon the first day of practice for each sport played. These fees help cover the costs of referees, uniforms, gas to out of town games and needed equipment.Girls Volleyball – $75, plus the cost of camp (camp dates and times TBA)Girls or Boys Basketball – $75 plus cost of camp (camp dates and time TBA)Girls Softball – $75Co-Ed Soccer – $75Golf – $75Track – $75Cross-Country – $75Baseball – $75Extra-Curricular FeesGirls Cheerleading – Uniform cost determined each new season. Required Cheer Camp – Camp Dates & Times TBA.Band – Student is responsible for purchasing or renting his or her own instrument.National Honor Society – $25 (Student requirements must be met for membership.)*For any questions, please call the school office at 409.925.2825, ext 2.
% on Financial Aid
3%
Acceptance Rate
90%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJulie Beanland
Admissions AssociateKaty Wheeler

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
GolfSoccer,
SoftballVolleyball,

School Notes

AFBCS Goals
  • Uphold and integrate Christian values in all aspects of the school including the curriculum, all classes, sports programs, trips and extracurricular activities.
  • Lead students to trust Jesus Christ as Savior and to teach them to share Christ with others.
  • Provide leadership training opportunities to the students in various ways.
  • Maintain an atmosphere of Christian love. Students will be encouraged to have love and compassion for one another and for others. They will be given opportunities to express love by serving others.
  • Provide activities and programs to promote healthy social and emotional development.
  • Provide quality academic instruction that equips students to achieve their best potential.
  • Provide opportunities for students to have a well-rounded education including programs for physical education, music, and art.
  • Teach students in loving ways how to be orderly and well disciplined.
  • Teach Christian citizenship in a free society with a democratic republic form of government.
  • Provide Christian role models for students by employing born-again teachers.
  • Provide for proper care of equipment and facilities to exemplify good stewardship and also to promote health and safety.
  • Teach Christian principles for daily living through the curriculum, Bible classes, chapel programs, scripture memory, extracurricular activities, and mentoring.
  • Develop a plan for regular evaluation and review of all program components of the school.

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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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AFBCS has been a blessing it is a very challenging school which is great i believe the teachers and pastor are in it for the students because they are on every aspect of the childs education they will tell you if your child is prepared or needs more help my son loves the school they handle problems quickly with discretion your child has to put forth the effort 100% and so do the parents i have never been happier because i know my child is getting well educated i see it. Bullying is not tolerated the kids treat each other well and the teachers treat them well . The religious aspect is wonderful it teaches children to honor and respect everyone and God is a part of his schooling daily . I love that. I HAVE RECOMMENDED THIS SCHOOL a lot of times. The tuition is well worth the education my son is receiving as long as we can afford it i pray to see him graduate his senior year there. Amen
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My son is accepted for 2015/2016 . So far we are beyond satisfied with the whole process. This school seems organized, immaculate, well run. The staff has been warm &welcoming. Teachers are very qualified & caring. We haven't even started the school year just tutoring. Can't wait to see how well my son does here. Well share an update review.
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